Thank god for satire

A few weeks ago some of us were wondering if Jon Stewart could maintain his success after his favourite comic target left office.

It looks like we needn’t have worried. Here’s his hilarious smackdown of CNBC and its laughable coverage of the financial crisis.

Over at the Huffpo, Will Bunch makes some interesting points about what the battered newsrooms could learn from Stewart about good journalism.

Over here, we don’t have Stewart or Colbert, but at least we have Private Eye. Its “Supreme Leader” version of Gordon Brown gets better each fortnight.

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